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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
The bark from the amur cork tree (''Phellodendron amurense'') is extracted to produce a yellow dye. The principal colorant is [[berberis|berberine]].
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The bark from the amur cork tree (''Phellodendron amurense'') is extracted to produce a yellow dye. The principal colorant is [[berberine sulfate|berberine]].
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==

Latest revision as of 10:59, 30 June 2020

Amur cork tree

Description

The bark from the amur cork tree (Phellodendron amurense) is extracted to produce a yellow dye. The principal colorant is berberine.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Phellodendron amurense; kihada (Jap.); Japanese yellow wood

Amur cork tree (Philodendron amurens)

Other Properties

Autofluorescence = intense yellow

Additional Information

S.Shimoyama, Y.Noda, S.Katshuhara, "Non-Destructive Analysis of Ukiyo-E Prints" Dyes in History and Archaeology, No.15, Paper presented in Manchester England, Nov. 1996.

Additional Images


Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • R.Feller, M.Curran, C.Bailie, 'Identification of Traditional Organic Colorants Employed in Japanese Prints and Determination of their Rates of Fading', Japanese Woodblock Prints, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, 1984